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The Master's Voice Artist - Sonia Leber and David Chesworth
Title - The Master's Voice
Medium - Digital recording, stainless steel grilles
Location - Civic
Funded By -
Commissioned - 2001

The Master's Voice
On the edge of City Walk is a concrete wall which houses a soundscape. The Master’s Voice ‘...trips up passers-by, induces double-takes, [and] private puzzled glances...' (Mitchell Whitelaw in Real Time Magazine #46, 2001).

Cushion Artist - Matthew Harding
Title - Cushion
Medium - Stainless steel, polished granite "wedge" plinth, steel inlayed poetry pages
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2001

Cushion
People can often be seen lounging in this large stainless steel cushion which is one of the most popular artworks in the city centre. A poem by Marion Halligan lies on on scattered pages on the granite plinth below the cushion to form a tribute to Garema Place.

The World Peace Flame Monument Artist - Jim Williams et al
Title - The World Peace Flame Monument
Medium - Sandstone
Location - Civic
Funded By -
Commissioned - 2001

The World Peace Flame Monument
This monument represents the steps each person takes for peace. Bogong moths are shown being drawn to a flame by Ngunnawal artist Jim Williams. Bogong moths migrate through this area each year and were a traditional food source for local aboriginal people.

Circuitry Artist - Fiona Hooton
Title - Circuitry
Medium - Painted steel
Location - Civic
Funded By -
Commissioned - 2001

Circuitry
This work is a red tower-like form constructed from an interlocking network of shapes based on a simplified human figure. The sculpture symbolises the dynamic flows of people, transport and information that fill, move though, and empty from the circulatory system of the city.

Centricity Artist - Matthew Harding and Mark Wooston
Title - Centricity
Medium - Etched glass panels and fibre optic light
Location - Civic
Funded By -
Commissioned - 2001

Centricity
Centricity contains three elements situated in Civic Square, an adjoining stairwell and the entrance to the Craft ACT gallery. Ripple refers to ripples of influence, Fingerprint refers to the materiality of craft and the concentric pattern of Canberra’s unique city plan and Crucible, a showcase featuring changing exhibitions.

Ainslies_Sheep 100 Artist - Les Kossatz
Title - Ainslie's Sheep
Medium - Cast aluminium
Location - Civic
Funded By - ACT Government
Commissioned - 2001

Ainslie's Sheep
The national capital has memorably been described as "a good sheep paddock spoiled". This sculpture is a satirical salute to one of Canberra's early pastoralists - James Ainslie who came to the region in 1825.

Casuarina Pods Artist - Matthew Harding
Title - Casuarina Pods
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2001

Casuarina Pods
In a gully where a creek used to run, three overgrown Casuarina seed pods appear to have dropped out of a grove of Casuarina trees and to be rolling down the grassy slope. At night the seed pods are lit from within by a gentle fibre optic light.

Crossing Artist - Wendy Mills
Title - Crossing
Medium - Stainless steel, paint and acrylic
Location - Civic
Funded By -
Commissioned - 2001

Crossing
The Coranderrk Street bridge forms a gateway from the Canberra Institute of Technology to the city. Crossing, which is located on the bridge pillars, symbolises the flow of energy generated by traffic, both pedestrian and vehicular. This artwork is best viewed at night.

Bogong Moths Artist - Jim Williams and Matthew Harding
Title - Bogong Moths
Medium - Cast concrete
Location - North Canberra
Funded By -
Commissioned - 2001

Bogong Moths
These large bogong moths are based on a design by Ngunnawal artist Jim Williams and are located between the National Museum of Australia and the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.

Untitled_Paul_Piesley 100 Artist - Paul Piesley
Title - Untitled (Paul Piesley, 2001)
Medium - Silk screen printed image on bus shelter roofs
Location - Civic
Funded By -
Commissioned - 2001

Untitled (Paul Piesley, 2001)
This integrated work is screenprinted on the awnings of the city centre's bus platforms. Screenprinted footprints provide shade whilst representing the day to day pedestrian traffic in the area, reminding people of the many others who have passed through here before them.


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